On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 11:44 +0000, Gavin Atkinson wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 12:01 +0100, Huub Schuurmans wrote:
> > ....
> >
> > > I have a problem running the Atheros AR5414 wireless mini-pci-card
> > > (Compex model WLM54AGP23) with FreeBSD 6.3-RELEASE (GENERIC i 386) on a
> > > Soekris 4521.

> >
> > Problem with the ath driver appears to have been solved after I
> > installed a custom kernel replacing the GENERIC kernel.

>
> Could you go in to detail as to the differences between your kernel and
> GENERIC? While it's good that you no longer have the problem, it would
> be better if we could solve the problem with GENERIC...


The config I used for the Soekris 4521 was identical to
http://www.ultradesic.com/pub/FreeBSD-6.2_Files/NET4521
with the addition of the wi and ath modules

device ath # Atheros cardbus/PCI NIC's
device ath_hal # Atheros HAL Hardware Acces Layer
device ath_rate_sample # SampleRate tx rate control for ath


Why this solved the problem beats me, but the system has been running
stable now with the CM9 card (AR5212) for several days and also (on a
different system) I see no error messages with the WML54AGP23 (AR5414)
card.

Huub



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